Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life (Master's Course)
Lecture Code WD101124 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生物資源科学特別演習A
Subject Name
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Exercises in Bioresource Science A
リアオ ローレンス マンザーノ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Inte
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Lectures, Q and A during discussion time, journal article assignments 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students  
Keywords algae, botany, phycology, phylogeny, seaweeds, taxonomy 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To introduce basic concepts of botany and phycology, algal diversity and their relationship with humans and the environment 
Class Schedule lesson1: Introduction and orientation
lesson2: Origin of life; transition of life from aquatic to terrestrial environments
lesson3: Endosymbiotic theory of algal diversity
lesson4: Diversity of microalgae 1
lesson5: Diversity of microalgae 2
lesson6: Cyanobacteria
lesson7: Rhodophyta 1
lesson8: Rhodophyta 2
lesson9: Rhodophyta 3
lesson10: Phaeophyceae 1
lesson11: Phaeophyceae 2
lesson12: Ulvophyceae 1
lesson13: Ulvophyceae 2
lesson14: Ulvophyceae 3
lesson15: Final examination - oral reports 
Graham LE, Graham JM, Wilcox LW. 2009. ALGAE, 2nd ed. ISBN-13: 978-0-321-55965-4
Lee RE. 2008. PHYCOLOGY, 4th ed. ISBN-13: 978-0-521-68277-0 
PC or AV used in
PowerPoint, occasional handouts, journal articles and reviews 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Familiarize with topics by reading basic articles and books on each topic 
Requirements Regular attendance, participation in discussion 
Grading Method Review oral and written reports (semester-long writing project) - 50%
Bibliography report - 40% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message This is a basic and introductory course on marine botany and its fundamentals consisting of lectures and discussions - only basic biology background is expected 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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